“To create or not to create,” sounds more diabolical than Shakespeare’s tragedy.
A creator’s journey isn’t as outlandishly exciting as it appears to be. It has its own share of inhibitions, and doubts. and at times, everything feels just overwhelming. The entire process falls flat, especially when you’re starting out. And you don’t know whether you should create, curate, or just follow the trending pattern.
Frankly, there’s no pattern.
Or, a concrete plan.
But there are ways to solidify your voice and make it heard. After all, there’s one thing in common with every great creator: they have a unique voice. With that in mind, we share 4 proven tips that will up your content creation game.
Advice for new creators: improving content creation
If successfully implemented, these tips will help get your content machine up and running. For new creators, they can make a world of a difference. So, if you’ve just dipped your toes in the influencer sea, these are our recommendations. They will guide you to becoming a better creator.
Tip 1 for better content creation
Find your engine; the compartments will follow
A train is dependent on an engine to function.
In the content creation game, your engine is text, images, video, or audio. You can combine them, but it’s important to analyse which one works best for you. And more importantly, what do you enjoy creating the most? Only then can you gain influence.
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Tip 2 for better content creation
God is omnipresent. You need to focus on a single space
Like we mentioned, content creation can get overwhelming. There are several content formats and platforms, and you want to leverage them all! That’s only natural. But if you push yourself everywhere, it’ll only drain you out.
It’s better to start by focusing on one content type (text vs. graphics vs. video) and creating on a single platform. Eventually, with time and experience (and followers), you’ll catch up to creating on multiple platforms.
Tip 3 for better content creation
Experiment. For followers don’t fall into your hands
Even the smartest, wittiest, and loudest of us have failed while starting out. However, you shouldn’t lose morale if your content doesn’t attract followers in the initial phase. A better strategy is to take a pause. Analyse where your content is going wrong and then adapt.
By that, we mean to experiment with your content until you get that connection with your followers. The only mantra here is to be consistent with experimenting.
Tip 4 for better content creation
Amplify your voice, for we live in a social (media) world
Okay, it might sound like common sense, but you’d be surprised how many new creators make this mistake. You need to leverage social platforms to grow. If you don’t, you’ll lose your audience. So, be active on them. Engage with people who comment, like, or share your posts. Amplify your voice by resharing your content in different formats: Reels, Story, Feed Video, Tweet.
Becoming a content creation machine
To sum up, a new creator needs to find their engine, adjust focus, experiment, and then leverage social media. And voilà, you’ll turn into a content creation machine, one that is on the path to becoming a micro-influencer.
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